This week, Bahamians are celebrating the 40th anniversary of independence with similar enthusiasm and hope for a better tomorrow as they did four decades ago.
Bahamian pride was on full display as thousands packed the Botanical Gardens for Kalik’s Festival of the Bahama Islands.
Forty photographic portraits of Bahamians from all walks of life who represent the spirit of the Bahamas, will be unveiled on July 11 as part of the 40th Independence celebrations.
Bahamians in South Florida will mark the 40th Anniversary of their country’s Independence with month long celebrations in July.
The 40th Anniversary of Independence Celebrations Committee launched the Calendar of Events in Commemoration of the 40th Anniversary at a press conference at the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture.
The 40th anniversary celebration of the Bahamas’ independence will be the focus of the tourism industry next year, highlighting unique aspects of the country, while seeking more tourism outside North America.